'''The Century Company''' was an American publishing company, founded in 1881.
It was originally a subsidiary of Charles Scribner's Sons
, but was bought and renamed. The magazine it had published up to that time, Scribners Monthly
, was renamed The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine
The Century Company was also the publisher of St. Nicholas Magazine
from the time of its founding.
In 1933 the Century Company merged with publisher D. Appleton & Company
to form Appleton-Century Company
, and later Appleton-Century-Crofts